University of Liverpool in London

University of Liverpool in London


On successful completion of this MSc you can impress potential employers by not only having a postgraduate level qualification, but also having significant professional exam exemptions or passes. This programme offers you the opportunity to attain a postgraduate degree from a Russell Group university and simultaneously gain exemptions (credit for prior learning) from examinations for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Completion of the programme also offers the maximum exemptions awarded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Thorough and stimulating, this degree programme includes specialist coverage of a range of topic areas within the disciplines of accounting and finance, including corporate reporting, auditing and assurance, taxation, finance, business strategy, business management and professional ethics. You will develop quantitative and qualitative skills to enable you to make realistic business recommendations and solve problems in complex scenarios. Business awareness will need to be demonstrated at strategic, operating and transactional levels, and will include issues of sustainability. The use of technical knowledge and professional judgement will be required to analyse data from multiple sources in order to evaluate alternatives, and determine appropriate solutions. The University of Liverpool has one of the largest professionally qualified Accounting and Finance academic department in the UK. As such, we are able to offer different Master programmes in Accounting, each with its own unique benefits.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in accounting; alternative qualifications and all non-UK qualifications, which are considered equivalent to a UK Honours degree are subject to approval by the Programme Director; applications from students with a professional background rather than a degree are assessed in accordance with the principles of the University's AP(E)L policy, and the practice and precedents of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; where Engish is not the native language/language of instruction: IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or TOEFL iBT: 88 or above with minimum scores of listening and writing: 21; reading: 22; speaking: 23; International Baccalaureate: standard level (grade 5); Hong Kong use of English AS level: C; INDIA Standard XII: 70 percent or above from the Central and Metro State Boards; WAEC: C4 to 6.

Course modules

Semester 1: tax compliance; financial accounting and reporting; audit and assurance; business strategy and management; financial strategy. Semester 2: business planning (taxation); corporate reporting and auditing; strategic business management.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 13,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Days
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 21,000 per Whole course (International) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Liverpool in London London EC2A 1AG London

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Postgraduate Recruitment
Telephone number: